loans

Late Capitalism

What a Student Loan 'Bubble' Bursting Might Look Like

Let's game this out a bit.
Allie Conti
1.2.19
china

Millennials in China Are Using Nudes to Secure Loans

Money lenders offering services like Afterpay are demanding that customers send naked selfies as collateral.
Gavin Butler
11.28.18
money

The Radical Economics of Lending Your Friends Money

Lending circles have allowed poor people to pool resources in cultures around the world. So why aren't they more used in the US?
Dakota Kim
5.30.18
RACISM

Wells Fargo Is Being Called Out for Racism, Again

The notorious bank is facing law suits for discriminating against blacks and Latinos in Philadelphia.
Timothy Bella
9.11.17
Stuff

How to Pay Off Your Student Loans When You're Young and Broke

Federal loans account for the vast majority of student debt. After the Great Recession destroyed all our futures, Obama decided to make up for it by creating programs that would encourage college grads to not just default.
Michaela Cross
9.5.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

China’s ‘Naked Loans’ Force Female Students to Get Nude for More Cash

Shady internet loan sharks are demanding nude photos, which they threaten to publish online if repayments are late.
VICE Staff
6.15.16
Stuff

Debt Collectors Make a Killing on the Debts of the Dead

When someone dies, their debt doesn't just disappear—and in some cases, debt collectors resort to bullying, deception, and manipulation in order to get the money they're owed.
Arielle Pardes
2.10.16
Stuff

Debt Dodgers: Meet the Americans Who Moved to Europe and Went AWOL on Their Student Loans

Some cash-strapped former students are choosing to leave America behind in order to avoid paying off their giant debts.
Alexander Coggin
1.17.16
News

A Cable Company Shamed Customers with Overdue Bills by Posting Their Names on Facebook

The company argues it is both legal and an effective strategy in collecting unpaid money.
Jake Kivanc
12.2.15
The VICE Guide to Finance

How to Save Money When You're Young, Dumb, and Broke

Thinking about the future is hard when your brain keeps telling you to blow your paycheck on shiny things and booze.
VICE Staff
11.4.15
Stuff

Australian Universities Still Aren’t Safe From Deregulation

The new Minister for Education isn't giving up on Christopher Pyne's plans to let unis charge what they want.
Alan Weedon
9.24.15
Photo

A Portrait of One of the Few African-American Farmers in America

For his project ​"Stolen Land, Stolen Future"​, Michael Santiago spent time with one of the few African-Americans trying to make a living through farming.
Michael Santiago
9.24.15
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